Radio Codka Hiraan

Radio Codka Hiraan 99.9FM

HQs: Beledweyne

Coverage: Beledweyne

Radio Codka Hiiran broadcasts from Beledweyne in the region of Hiiran. It is a privately owned station that was founded in June 2012. The radio is located in the heart of the city next to the Police station. It airs for 12 hours a day and broadcasts news, sports, programmes on religious youth, gender and education matters.

It relays  BBC, VOA and HIRAD. The station also broadcasts music which was previously banned when Al Shabaab was controlling the city. Codka Hiiran has around 20 employees and is part of the Hiiran Journalists Association. Both Al Shabaab and the regional forces made arbitrary arrested against the radio reporters in different times.

The station receives some incomes from advertisement. Is also gets support from Free Press Unlimited.

Somali Media Mapping report